So I will admit there are certain things that really “drive me up the wall”.
One of them is when a student/client hollers DONE when they complete an activity. I have taught, modeled, and lectured on NOT hollering DONE.
Yes, I will admit that today I might have lectured a bit about this subject. Even though, I know that isn’t the answer. So as I sat frustrated and about to pull my hair out, I realized that this wasn’t my student’s fault, but my own. Have a taught them what is
Even though, I know that lecturing isn’t the answer!
So as I sat frustrated and about to pull my hair out, I realized that this wasn’t my student’s fault, but my own. Have a taught them what is EXPECTED of them when they are done? Ok, so I know I have taught this, but obviously not in a manner that stuck.
So I am creating a strategy for the end of the year and to start the year. Because I am D.O.N.E hearing DONE!
- Expected vs Unexpected Behavior classroom rules
- Social Story “What to do when I am DONE?”
- Pre-teaching (pre-teaching and not preaching) and reminders of what a student can do when they complete an activity.
So if you have any thoughts or ideas about how to support this issue, please let me know!